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Study: CIA-Funded Secret Militiamen ‚An Obstacle to Peace in Afghanistan‘ 

August 22, 2019No Comments

Clandestine Afghan militias paid and supported by the CIA present an “obstacle” to U.S. peace-seeking efforts intended to end America’s longest war, according to a study released on Wednesday.

Thousands Protest Gangster Beatings of Demonstrators in Hong Kong

August 21, 2019No Comments

Thousands of Hong Kong residents held a sit-in on Wednesday at the MTR railroad station in Yuen Long, where protesters were savagely attacked on July 21 by thugs linked to organized crime gangs. The demonstrators used the one-month anniversary of the a…

Donald Trump: ‚I Am the Chosen One‘ to Fight China

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was the „chosen one“ to battle China in the ongoing trade war between the two countries.

Monitor: Islamic State Expanding ‚Global Presence in 2019‘ Post-Caliphate Fall

August 21, 2019No Comments

The demise of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) caliphate in Iraq and Syria is reportedly pushing some members of the jihadi organization into countries with substantial Muslim populations.

India Weighing Preemptive Nuclear Strike In Response to Kashmir

August 21, 2019No Comments

India’s recently declared commitment to its nuclear doctrine of ‚No First Use‘ would be contingent upon the developing circumstances in its Muslim-majority Kashmir dispute with China and Pakistan.

Facebook’s Latest ‚Mistake‘ – Blacklisting Artwork Mocking the Chinese Government

Instagram recently censored a post by an artist critical of the Chinese government. The anti-Beijing post was removed by the Facebook-owned social media platform, but death threats made against the artist remained uncensored. Instagram later restored t…

Russia, China: U.S. Stoking ‚New Arms Race,‘ ‚Escalating Military Tensions‘ with Missile Test 

August 21, 2019No Comments

Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of „escalating“ military tensions after the Pentagon test-fired a ground-launched cruise missile banned by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).

Iran Sends Another Oil Tanker to Syria in Defiance of Sanctions

August 21, 2019No Comments

Western intelligence sources told Fox News on Tuesday that Iran has dispatched another oil tanker to Syria in defiance of U.S. sanctions. Meanwhile, the first sanctions-busting ship was leased to the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in …

Audit: U.S. May Still Be Funding Afghan ‚Ghost‘ Soldiers

August 21, 2019No Comments

Corrupt leaders in Afghanistan may still be inflating the number of Afghan troops receiving U.S.-funded salaries with so-called „ghost,“ or nonexistent personnel, an audit revealed this week.

Hong Kong Exec Carrie Lam Promises ‘Platform for Dialogue’ with Protesters

August 20, 2019No Comments

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing chief executive Carrie Lam spun this weekend’s titanic peaceful protest as a victory for her administration on Monday, claiming the lack of violence was a sign the city is “returning to peace” and vaguely offering a “platform fo…